Helping Your Child: Coping with Death


The resources below highlight how to speak to your children about death. They provide suggestions for how to explain death and grief to young children and how to help children of different ages. (a website of American Academy of Pediatrics) discusses that understanding of death depends on age & development and how to help children at different ages.


Kids’ Health has suggestions on helping a child cope with the death of a loved one by. Articles can be read in English or Spanish, and a text-to-speech version is also available.

Psychology Today

Psychology Today articles offers ways to aid children with coping with grief.


For a full list of resources, please visit Helping Kids to Cope with Death

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